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Oil Company Booklets, Leaflets and Reports

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Scottish Oil Agency

"The Story of Mineral Oil". Scottish Oil Agency, c.1919. (2.61MB)

The Scottish Shale Oil Industry, 1930's?

"A Real Scottish Industry". Scottish Oils Ltd., c.1925. (0.77MB)

Scottish shale oil description 1938

"The Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottish Oils and Shell-Mex Ltd., c.1938 (1.51MB)

A breif description of the shale oil industry 1948

"A Brief Description of the Operations of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottish Oils Ltd, 1948 (2.73MB)

Oakbank Oils Thumbnail Cover

"Oakbank Oils". Oakbank Oil Company Ltd., c.1913. BP Archive 183524 (1.78MB)

pumpherston oil company booklet

"The Pumpherston Oil Company, Glasgow" Pumpherston Oil Co. Ltd. c. 1910. LVSAV 2208.012.002 (1.56MB)

1938 guidebook

"A Brief Description of the Operations of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottish Oils Ltd. 1938. (1.88MB) LVSAV 2009.015

Wonders of world engineering

Reprint from "Wonders of World Engineering". Scottish Oils and Shell-Mex Ltd. (0.76MB) c.1933

"A Brief Description of the Operations of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry 1951

"A Brief Description of the Operations of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottish Oils Ltd. 1951 (1.6MB) LVSAV 2009.065

Assembly of Evidence to Describe the State of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry in the Decade 1910/20, with Notes on the Pre-1910 and Post-1920 Years

"An Assembly of Evidence to Describe the State of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry in the Decade 1910/20, with Notes on the Pre-1910 and Post-1920 Years". D Stewart, Scottish Oils Ltd. 1966 (6.6MB) LVSAV2009.012

 

Technical Publications

The Oil-Shales of the Lothians, 3rd Edition

"The Oil-Shales of the Lothians, 3rd Edition". Geological Survey, Scotland. 1927. LVSAV2010.163 (37MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Industry Publications

Other Publications Available On Line

Many contemporary reference works that describe or relate to the Scottish shale oil industry are already available as downloadable digital documents through the Internet Archive project, based in San Francisco.